Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College tests 70, 000 samples to detect Covid19

Aligarh: The Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College (JNMC) of Aligarh Muslim University continues to be at the front in containing the magnitude of the pandemic with 70, 000 samples tested so far to detect Covid19.

“AMU is at the forefront in the fight against Covid19, which has created an economic, health and educational crisis in the country and the whole world,” said the Vice Chancellor, Professor Tariq Mansoor, while delivering the Independence Day speech.

He pointed out: “The Virology Lab in JNMC was one of the two labs in Uttar Pradesh to start testing Covid19 cases and the first in Western Uttar Pradesh. JNMC, which has tested 70, 000 samples to detect coronavirus till date, is equipped with a 100 bed Isolation Ward with a dedicated Operation Theatre, Labor Room and Dialysis Unit. A Plasma Therapy Blood Bank has also been established.”

Prof Mansoor emphasised that the coronavurus outbreak has thrown a great challenge to the country and we all stand united to fight this invisible menace.

“I am sure that with the cooperation and help of all sections of society, we will succeed in defeating this threat. Covid19 has exposed us to extraordinary times and the best way to show our nationalism is to help one another in every possible way,” said Prof Mansoor.